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News in Hays County, Texas

Defending the First Amendment since 1911 | The independent student newspaper of Texas State University
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:07:07 -0700

County commisioners voted to allocate $10,000 to remodel parts of the Hays County Law Enforcement Center.

Man stabbed at house party laid to rest
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 16:34:13 -0700

HAYS COUNTY, Texas -- A man who was stabbed and killed at a house party in Kyle is laid to rest. The family of 20-year old Ulises Garcia laid him to rest in Hays County one week after he was killed at a party in Kyle. Garcia worked in San Antonio but spent weekends with his family in Kyle. Garcia was at a party in Kyle last Saturday night when someone fired a shot into the air, and sent people ...

Hays County approves funds for SH 45 expansion
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:49:08 -0700

HAYS COUNTY, Texas -- Hays County officials will pay up to $5 million toward an expansion project on State Highway 45. The Hays County Commissioners Court approved the funding Tuesday. The project, State Highway 45 Southwest, would expand the highway from MoPac to FM 1626. Proponents hope it will relieve rush hour traffic in neighborhoods near Brodie, Slaughter and Manchaca. “This road has been ...

Hays County Feral Hog Workshop set for April 28 in San Marcos
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:42:48 -0700

SAN MARCOS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Hays County will host the Hays County Feral Hog Workshop April 28 in San Marcos. The workshop, which will be from 6-8 p.m., is free and open to the public. Preregistration by April 23 is requested. To preregister, call the AgriLife Extension office for […]

Texas microbrew trend spreads into Hays County
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:21:23 -0700

The demand for craft beer in Austin has become so popular that the trend is now spreading to Hays County.

Man killed, two injured after stabbing at party in Kyle
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:29:12 -0700

HAYS COUNTY, Texas -- An easy-going young man with an infectious smile who kept a neat room and loved his family, his faith and boxing. That's how the three Garcia sisters will remember their younger brother, 20-year-old Ulises "Ule" Garcia. "His beautiful smile and his funny jokes. He would always say, 'I'm making moves. I'm making moves! I'm coming up,' you know, because of his job," said one ...

Highway honors fallen DPS trooper
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:50:06 -0700

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 San Marcos, Texas -- Nearly 14 years after being gunned down on duty, a DPS trooper received a permanent memorial along a stretch of highway in Hays County where he lived and worked. Two signs were unveiled revealing a nearly six-mile stretch of I-35 in Hays County that will now be known as Trooper Randy Vetter Memorial ...

Highway renamed for trooper killed in line of duty
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:36:24 -0700

Department of Public Safety Trooper Randall Wade Vetter was killed in the line of duty more than a decade ago. On Tuesday, he was honored for his service with signs marking a nearly six mile stretch of Interstate 35.

Murder suspect in Kyle stabbing turns himself in
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:42:42 -0700

A man who authorities believe is responsible for killing one man and injuring two others at a party in Kyle last month has turned himself in.

Hays Co. stabbing suspects arrested
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:05:20 -0700

KYLE, Texas -- Violence broke out in March at a house party on Sunrise Drive in Kyle. Two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing, and police are searching for another. The Hays County Sheriff's Office has issued a murder warrant for 19-year-old Xavier Wayne Harper in connection with the death of 20-year-old Ulises Garcia. Deputies say 17-year-old Eric Romero hosted the party ...